Syrian actress Amal Arafeh has denied circulating rumors that she intends on quitting her acting career after completing shooting the final scenes of her Ramadan television drama series “Ishtar”. Amal played the leading role in the drama and had personally supervised on the direction and production due to the fact that she is the one who wrote the script and believes she has the right to overlook all the details of the drama.
According to the Qatar based daily, Al Raya, rumors had it that Amal revealed in an interview to one of the Lebanese radio stations that she intends on resigning from the acting world and the story in her drama “Ishtar” was in more ways than one a push in the direction she wishes to concentrate on. In the drama Amal performs a number of songs that reveal the real talent she posses and shows that she is a true singer.
Amal stressed that she does not think of leaving the acting world, but does intend on giving more focus on her singing career. She added that she feels it is important for an artist to excel in more than one field.
The drama shows the modern problems in the Arab society and concentrates on the negative habits Arab societies are suffering from these days. The Syrian drama includes a number of Syrian stars alongside Amal, such as Abdul Minem Amairi, Khaled Taja, Saleem Sabri, Hala Sahwkat, Waffa Moselli, and many others. The drama is produced by Syria international for artistic production.
The drama revolves around a girl "Ishtar" who is very simple and suffers the death of her grandmother. She becomes very sad and her father tries to compensate her by spoiling her with money. The major blow in her life comes when the love of her life steals the house she inherited from her grandfather by fraud.
She then travels to Beirut to live with her aunt where she discovers that she has got a charming voice. She climbs up the ladder of fame after going through several plastic surgeries and losing heaps of weight and becomes a superstar.
After years of success she meets her old love and discovers that he had become a very successful businessman but he did not recognize her. She becomes very angry when she sees that he turned into a wealthy man especially due to the fact that he has got his capital from the house he stole from her.–-Albawaba.com